In 2018, Laurence Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, the author’s ‘work of redemption,’ will have been entertaining, touching and outraging readers for 250 years. Following on from 2018’s sestercentennial anniversary of its publication and Laurence Sterne’s death, we are pleased to announce a forthcoming essay collection: Laurence Sterne’s ‘A Sentimental Journey’:  ‘A Legacy to the World’, edited by W.B Gerard and M-C. Newbould. The volume includes new explorations of affect, culture, gender, class, religion and nation, and studies of connections between A Sentimental Journey and other works by Sterne and his contemporaries.

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This volume is currently under contract with Bucknell University Press. Further details of its contents and publication date will appear soon.

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